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Creating Awareness in Food Safety Through Government Initiatives

Posted Apr 24, 2014 by madhura
New technological advancements, methods & strategies addressing food safety & quality concerns of GCC to be discussed at Food Safety & Quality Summit

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Press Release) Apr 24, 2014 -- With over 80 percent of total food products being imported in UAE, the Government is currently taking initiatives to ensure the quality of food, safety & health of consumers and accurate checks on products being imported. Educating the food handlers is one of the major concerns for the Government, hence to support the government's drive and address the emerging issues in food safety and security in the region, Fleming Gulf has organised Food Safety & Quality Summit is scheduled to take place on 7-8 May at Beach Rotana, Abu Dhabi, UAE.

A federal law on food safety has been approved by the Cabinet of UAE. The cabinet was chaired by His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai. During his discussion he informed that safety of the community comes from the quality of its food. The government in cooperation with local authorities will work to tighten control procedures and raise the level of food safety through this comprehensive federal project.

The attendees at the Food Safety & Quality Summit will hear from Dubai Health Authority, Abu Dhabi Food Control Authority, Dubai Central Laboratory, GCC Standardization Organisation, FAO/WHO Codex Alimentarius Commission and Food Directorate, Canada. They will elaborate on continuous improvement of food safety management systems, nutritional challenges faced with different kinds of food products, must have hygiene practices and international food safety standards and its relevance to the Middle East.

The summit will bring together Government bodies, restaurant owners, retailers, food manufacturing companies and food testing solution provider Supported by Government of Canada, Health Canada, Supply Chain & Logistics Group & Halal Research Council, the summit will benchmark crucial issues related to emerging challenges and standardization procedures with regards to Food Safety & Quality. For more information visit or contact [email protected]

About Fleming Gulf:

Fleming Gulf is a leading provider of business intelligence through industry specific conferences, webinars and skills enhancement training courses by leveraging our network of industry influencer's with specialist knowledge to provide organizations the winning edge that makes a difference in their decision making in today's competitive business landscape.
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Issued By : Fleming Gulf
Website : food-safety-quality-conference
Phone : +97146091570
Business Address : Dubai Airport Free Zone P.O. Box 54772 Dubai, U.A.E.
Country : United Arab Emirates
Categories : Food
Tags : Food Safety, Government Initiatives, food safety & quality concerns, Food Safety & Quality Summit, safety & health of consumers, Beach Rotana, UAE, Dubai Health Authority
Last Updated : Apr 24, 2014

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